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cuttings participate in the south of middle market. this is the first incubator space we're coming to which is an international collaborative workspace. i was speaking with some of the employees how many of us came to san francisco 13 years for the first dot come boom. many folks went from the colleges to the hot economy at that time. of course, we had the bust will cycle that followed and we're seeing something that's exiting the diversity of the economies and the businesses are incredible. this is excited about this step we're seeing on international collaboration this notice not just in san francisco but in
asia. i'm sure you're aware it's been the mayors responsibility to collaborate to share ideas together. that's how innovative business and products are going to be created and brought together for our people. so i'm also here on behalf of the 11 members of the board of supervisors to welcome digital garage d g 717 to the south of market. i have an accomodation. i want to say one last thing. both the mayor and i came from a background of advocacies so we know how important it is to have relationships we're not a dividend city. we often have to kind of
negotiate and really push companies to consider investing and giving back from the git-go but there's none of that digital garage came and immediately said how do we invest back into the city. you don't have to convinces this city. asian law caucus and it was a wonderful organization. we have some members from the asian caucus here. where are you? we have some of our youth leaders from asian caucus that have done work to support immigration reform. we have so many young people that came to the i see at a young age from a convolute process don't have the same
access because of their jobs in the country. they've been courageus about how they can access higher education. and i want to recognize hospitality house jamming i didn't changing is our executive director. when people ask me how we're addressing homelessness in the center it's by hospitality house. one that people go to and they have an arts center. by supporting those organizations it's going to be a wonderful partnership. and seeing people how to golf is a wonderful wonderful thing thank you. again and i want to present this accomodation on the
part of the board of supervisors to the d g in our start up incubator where you're beginning our start up we what to thank you for this opportunity for the ribbon cutting (clapping.) thank you very much >> thank you and welcome again. >> thank you (clapping.) thank you very much. okay. now moving on i'd like to ask an important guest to come to the stage he's the acon suicidal of japan welcome him to
the stage >> (clapping) >> good morning, everyone. it is a great privilege to be here to celebrate the opening of the incubator system in san francisco. i want to say thank you very much to mayor ed lee for making his time available this morning to celebrate this special fended. i know that mayor ed lee has been a big supporter for the past years. having visited the site of the company we're grateful to the successful opening of the incubator company in the san
francisco at that vanish point of the city. i want to recognize and thank other leaders from many areas including the ms. jane kim in attendance for celebrating this momentous occasion today. from japanese prospective opening this incubation system is a very opportune time the gross strategy of japan by our prime minister and opening up new market both inside and outside country on the promoting new ventures in the business. one he thought leading company who's name is widely known not
only 90 in japan but around the globe including the u.s. it has so far many japanese start up companies and digital garage has now eyed san francisco for expanding their area of vision and the take into consideration to the general office is very much coming to san francisco. i'm sure this incubation center south of the bridge between japan and the united states, of course, it's atkins the center for the incubation and san francisco has the ability many in aspects to attract young vibrant and innovative minded like digital garage i see inc.
we're very much looking forward to seeing more and more japan companies entering into market and u.s. company coming to japan country. innovation takes place where people make face to face interaction and expand their network. it's my sincere hope this incubation center south of catalyst is forcing more and more subcontractor and this center about facility more gross for the bay area and japanese company in the future. congratulations for this grand opening of this incubation
center in san francisco. thank you very much (clapping.) okay. we will be moving on to a special ceremony in which digital garage will be presenting 3 donation checks to 3 companies that were mentioned. first of all, i want to get the participants up on stage. mr. mayor ed lee as well as supervisor kim and the japanese gentleman as well as of the representatives of the m pos come to the stage as well. the 3 donation checks are for the hospitality house the asian cup and another one. first of all, the hospital that
pistol house through a unique combination of adequacy efforts many homeless people benefit. the cup is for the asian law caucus and the leadership foundation. and lastly, the asian caucus founded in 1972 it's the christopher organization serving the japan and america neighborhood. the first check is for the hospitality house. would you bring that out now (clapping.) thank you very much. the next one about go to the mayors cup
ribbon cutting ceremony. so, now for the next part i'd like to ask mayor ed lee once again supervisor kim and the council general and the japanese gentleman ed mcfar listen to make their way to the stage. it's getting started in just a minute. sorry a little bit which a miscommunication dan will be on the stage sorry about that. okay. so we're going to ask them to do
the ribbon kci terminal ceremony. i'd like to ask everyone in the audience to participate. we're going to do this simple we're going to count down 3, 2, 1 and go and on go cut it. so i hope everyone about help out. all the scriptwriters are ride. everyone here we go 3, 2, 1, go (clapping) thank you very much. everyone one more round of applause.
(clapping) let's start this evening with an announcement. nobody ever believed there's a free lunch but that truck is back there with free food. come forward a little bit that would be really nice. so we'll thank you all for coming tonight. in the an incredibly exciting day since my wedding and my wife is here to firm. i want to start by acknowledging johnson and john they're great to be working with. we're looking forward to work
further with them. of course, the mayor would like if johnson and johnson would most of their haubdz here. there are 3 people who have made in work my colleagues doug and brian. those two have made this happen to a round of applause for them (clapping.) but the third person who's been behind the screen pulling the strings that made this work on time we signed the leased in december of last year that's actually, the mayor of san francisco mayor ed lee. it's a delight to have him here and say a few words. mayor (clapping.) well rich thank you very much. i know you can't think of a
better way to celebrate 10 years of having this open up to companies like g.e. coming hero to provide a lot of great equipment for start ups. i had my exposure to some of the folks. apprehending you're going to be able to wear a patch that tells us everything that's going ♪ our body. there's a virnd e vending machine you can find golf things in. it's incredible. this is another center and i'm surprised but yet not shocking that would be in danger patch because we're trying to make a lot of things happen in danger patch well. this is a great incubator 25
companies it's filled already with a lot of talent to match the talent i know that midgets by the way, is having with the qb laurdz or headquarters what talent like many folks that have joined some 25 people and administrators in uc st. all creating life changing inventions i think will be incredibly useful. this is the role of life science it is why years ago mayor replenishing and newsom and now i get it add my years of support to build this incredible innovation center the life science center we we call mission bay and a dog patch.
i want to give a shout out to j cross-examination morgan chase they'll given us a gift. that's incredibly wonderful (clapping.) and again, i think it nurtures the whole spirit of our city. this is the innovation capital of world. i keep saying that and every time i turn around there's another example that were this is the melting right here of what's been happening in mission bay it invites so much of our young talent to join the successful efforts of large and small companies the talent that uc provides. we only have a small role in the city we realize how important it
is about timing. and when people need it our staff comes through with it. i thank todd and others who are working with him because when the call comes in we need something it act fast to keep the most memory done they're there they take me out every tuesday for a new technology venture. but right here in our dog patch in mission bay a lot of things will happen. i will tell you it excites not only me but business ventures it exists the youth of our city. apprehending those laboratories will be occupied by people that will be collecting here and interning here because a they want to be next to people that are inventing new things.
we're going to continue the success of the city arnold thank you and dui i didn't for that private-publ private-public talent. i will be coming back to find other things to brag about across the country to other mayors. thank you (clapping.) one of the great things about being in san francisco it's such a fantastic community and sometimes unexpectedly things happen. and this is what happened we hadn't been thinking about disadvantaged youth and all of a sudden this came from jp morgan. it's wonderful to have alice
here to talk about what they're thinking. alice (clapping (clapping.) how about another shout out for doug and registration. job well done. i'm alice rodriguez i manage the banking team and on behalf of my colleagues again congratulations and welcome to everybody. you know, at that time when small businesses are important to the economic growth to the city and the country this is the kind of stuff we're provide to be participating at y public works morgan. we're trying to understand how we can help spur that economic growth. we're proud of the $250,000 gift
it's going to support allow some disadvantaged youth to come in and see the imperial spirit. we see our partnerships and wish you all the luck. thank you. (clapping) >> now we only have two people special guests we want to say a few words were this gentleman is from milwaukee to talk about his experience. explaining >> again, thank you for veil having me out and congratulations for a wonderful opening p i work to general electric. the relationship we've had with uc sf and san francisco is a
long time ago. we installed a horsepower company that helped with the electricity and perhaps one of the most things in the debt of the depression this man a thinking about forming a new company and e-mailed in his plantation who formed hewitt packard. we've got over the time we're a supplier to you. we like to buy our research and we partner on a bunch of projects. there was a project that was
near impossible everybody said it couldn't be done we brought it to san francisco from the engineering from berkley they came together and it criminal paper was published in august. san francisco general a a world leadership and then maybe we moved out of the steam age and went to electricity but we think in the room you can see a lot of our equipment. we're happy to be a partner with san francisco and california to bring this forward so thank you very much (clapping.) as those of you who have taken the tour the suppliers have helped to make
this environment a successful one. the last person is someone who's been with qb c has been a guide and it's a great pleasure to ask park evens and myers to come up broke >> so how many cities have a mayor that can name science. i don't think any other than san francisco it's amazing. but we're here to celebrate this combrart. i have been in incubators all over the world i've never seen one like this. it's done with care ease one thing we know about science it's all about teams. there's a special individual or a great idea but it's how teams
win. the way it's put together in the shared labs and the dynamic dow conceived the garage. how many of you have gotten a tour of the facilities. then you know they started in the q v b believe and had a desk and lab beverage and maybe if they progressed this was do you go brainchild to now so many applicants they've created 4 hundred jobs by all the companies they've started. 62 companies are in the garages down there and it's not like the affidavit packard or hewitt's those are good. and start up in a box to teach
scientists how to start a company should they start one and how they go about it one hundred and 40 teams have done that in this incubator. and loophole investors have put in $40 million to create future winners. but back to qb 3 it's the concept of intersection. a lot of great creativity month creativity happens at the intersection of disciplines and that's itself fundamental concept that registration and doug and all the people at u sf have grounding gone in with great attitudes. this is about entrepreneurs. it's about building companies but at the end of the day it's
about the patients. congratulations registration and doug and everybody involved with qb 3 (clapping.) so let me say to wrap up by saying? now the phase of an end for us now that the building is up and we're celebrating this part of it and now it's frowning it's not doug it's going to become the quality of the start ups. you brought in $150 million through the angel funding and start of box. that's an amazing contribution to the economy of san francisco. so start ups are starting to change. doug and i are going to make you
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